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The provision of accessible information is vital to the pursuit of education for people with a vision impairment. The improvements of disability-related policy in tertiary environments have resulted in measurable improvements in the adoption of Universal design concepts in the development of print and electronic curriculums. Yet despite this progress in(More)
The 1970s and 1980s saw a rapid take-up in the use of personal computers. During the same time period, society began to move towards providing equity for people with disabilities. As legislators around the world created new disability and Information Technology policies, more people with disabilities were given access to education and the evolving computing(More)
The Australian Government made a commitment in 2010 to ensure that all Federal, State and Territory websites would be accessible and meet World Wide Web (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) Level AA conformance [1] through its National Transition Strategy (NTS) by the end of 2014 [2]. However, as Wood and Hollier [3] foreshadowed in(More)
The importance of access to online government information is articulated in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) [1] through Article 9, which focuses on accessibility and Article 29, which protects the right of people with disability to participate in political and public life. The Australian Government as a(More)
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